“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” Jimi Hendrix
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I offer one-one Somatic Transformation and Homeopathy.
My Somatic Transformation Work is about supporting you in inquiring into the myths and lies you believe yourself to be. This personality or identity, this 'Me', you believe yourself to be, is nothing more than an activity; a set of behaviour patterns constructed as an attempt to avoid the overwhelming pain of early childhood.
However wonderful and caring your parents were, as a helpless infant you felt anxious and ashamed for having basic needs. So whilst lying in their arms you scanned your environment, searching for clues, and abandoning the wisdom of your felt-sense you asked yourself these simple questions: How do I have to be in order to be loved? What do I have to do to get my needs met?
And so it was, your identity was born. You simply cobbled together a predictable pattern of behaviour as an attempt to please your family, in the hope they would love and feed you. And because most of the patterns were created before you could talk, you never got to check out what and how your families actually wanted you to be. You just absorbed their responses to your impulses and made it up as you went along. Maybe, like me, you took the, if I'm quiet they'll love me route, or maybe you went for, he who shouts loudest gets heard. Whatever it was, your need for survival was so great you just carried on twisting and bending, moving further and further away from your true nature.
And the difficulty is that these patterns continue to dominate your life, they steal your energy and attention, creating a filter between you and your direct experience, they force you act in ways that silence you and hold you back from the richness of life and the sweetness of love.
And so, if you decide to work with me, instead of running like mad from these limiting patterns patterns you've held so tightly in your body, we'll turn around to face them, scoop them into your arms and bring them home. We'll give them the big reassuring hug they've been longing for, so you can finally free yourself from your history, reclaim your life, and live the truth and fullness of who you truly are... and from here witness your life unfold in truly mysterious ways.
But let's not throw the baby out with the bathwater here. It's really important for you to know that every single human being creates this bundle of patterns and that finding a way to ensure your survival was the cleverest, bravest, most creative thing you ever did. So these patterns aren't your enemy, they served you well, but my question now is, are they still serving you?
This is the radical way of 'No Practice'. So I won't ask you to sit for hours in meditation or to contort your body into unnatural postures. All I ask is for your willingness to inquire into the truth of what's actually going on in any moment.
Homeopathy is a natural system of medicine that works to unlock our innate capacity for healing, health and well being. It supports Somatic Transformation beautifully, especially when a person’s energy is stuck to the point of manifesting physical illness.
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I occasionally work alone with couples, but more often than not my husband Daniel joins the session too. This brings a unique flavour to our work and a lovely gender balance to the room, which is extremely supportive in relationship inquiry. Daniel and I have been together since 1997 and have navigated the many ups and downs and trials and tribulations of intimate relationship, including forming a composite family of five children, (with all the difficulties and joys that step-parenting brings), renovating two houses and building our own businesses. The focus of our work is offering support in unwrapping the difficulties in the relationship and in discovering the potential.
Using self-inquiry, heart dialogue, silence and conversation, we'll explore how effectively you're relating, what words you're choosing, how well you're listening, how truthful and loving you're being with one another. We can track back to uncover when the difficulties began, explore current issues and reveal the truth of what steps are to be taken next.
If you decide to commit to staying together we will point you to ways of reconnecting to the love that originally sparked your relationship and support you in discovering greater depth, capacity for intimacy and possibility for a new way of being together.
If the truth emerges that your relationship is falling away, we'll support you in ending from a place of love and respect, where you can relate clearly and truthfully throughout your separation, ensuring everyone's needs are met, negotiating and managing finances, children etc.
- We prefer to see clients in person at our home practice in Somerset (between Frome and Bath) or in London, but can arrange Skype and phone calls if necessary.
- Consultations in Somerset: Couples £250 per 90 minute session.
- Consultations in London: Couples £400 per 90 minute session.
- Cancellation fees: If less than 24 hours notice is given the full fee will be payable.